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Stoning Tips Part 9 - Dotting Effects

Stoning Tips Part 9 - Dotting Effects

Dotting is an easy and fun way to embellish your dance costumes with diamantes, crystals and jewel stones. You can create different effects by mixi...

Stoning Tips Part 8 - Decorating Lace Motifs

Stoning Tips Part 8 - Decorating Lace Motifs

Embellishing lace motifs with crystals is one of the easiest ways to decorate your dance costumes. Lace gives you a predefined pattern to follow so...

Stoning Tips Part 7 - Different decorating techniques

Stoning Tips Part 7 - Different decorating techniques

There are a variety of different ways to decorate your costume and today we aim to explain some of these various decorating techniques. Dotting... ...

Decorating Bodybuilding Bikinis

Decorating Bodybuilding Bikinis

Over the past few years I have been asked to decorate competition bikinis used for Bodybuilding. Although these outfits are very much smaller to de...

Stoning Tips Part 6 - What size diamantes should I use and what does the "SS" mean?

Stoning Tips Part 6 - What size diamantes should I use and what does the "SS" mean?

A variety of different diamante sizes are available and for the beginner it can be difficult to decide which size to buy.  Here's a guide to diaman...

QNDC Dress Photos by Mark Gadsden - Sunday Pro/Am Couples (2)

QNDC Dress Photos by Mark Gadsden - Sunday Pro/Am Couples (2)

Here is part 2 of the images captured by Mark Gadsden of www.dancesportphoto.net recently at the Queensland National DanceSport Championship held o...

Stoning Tips Part 5 - Beginners Do's and Don'ts

Stoning Tips Part 5 - Beginners Do's and Don'ts

So you have just picked up your brand new costume and decided to add some "bling" yourself.  If you are a beginner in the field then you would be e...

Stoning Tips Part 4 - How many diamantes do I need?

Stoning Tips Part 4 - How many diamantes do I need?

Ever started decorating your costume only to run out of stones?  There are many occasions our sales come from customers who forgot to make some sim...

Boys Juvenile Outfits – A Brief Guide to DSA Dress Restrictions

Boys Juvenile Outfits – A Brief Guide to DSA Dress Restrictions

The DSA dress rules for Juvenile Boys are plain black trousers and white shirt however there are some specific restrictions as outlined here. DSA R...

QNDC Dress Photos by Mark Gadsden - Saturday Masters Couples (1)

QNDC Dress Photos by Mark Gadsden - Saturday Masters Couples (1)

Mark Gadsden of www.dancesportphoto.net captured some lovely images recently at the Queensland National DanceSport Championship held on the Gold Co...

Stoning Tips Part 3 - Which glue should I use?

Stoning Tips Part 3 - Which glue should I use?

You have your brand new-dress, diamantes, half pearls and lots of beautiful jewel stones.  Question is, which glue should you use? Choosing the cor...

Stoning Tips Part 2 - How to prepare your work area for gluing diamantes.

Stoning Tips Part 2 - How to prepare your work area for gluing diamantes.

Preparing your outfit and work area is most important when gluing diamantes, crystals and jewels.  Without the proper preparations to glue and deco...